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The American Legion Utah Boys State Corporation including the program of instruction under its charter is conducted by an all-volunteer force.
In general, the assignment of “Counselor” is a highly coveted position and one that is very demanding. Counselors must be able to keep up with 22 to 30 seventeen year old boys for roughly 18 hours a day; be of such personality that they can connect with young men; be willing and able to maintain and remain completely neutral in all things, e.g. politics, religion and any other area where opposing opinions may come into play, a counselor never weighs in on one side or another. With exception of currently serving law enforcement officers, all counselors will undergo a background check before their invitation to attend Boys State is made complete. In instances where there are last minute interest from law enforcement and/or first responders, those persons will be assigned to a city as assistant counselors.
Staff assignments are made on an as needed basis. Currently serving Utah Boys State Corporation board members will make up the nucleus of the group. However, on occation, there will be a requirement to add additional volunteers.
Interested in getting your name on the volunteer list?
Please send us your name, phone number, and mailing address via E-Mail to:
ALUBS will send you paperwork to complete and return. The contents of the packet sent will have supplementary information about the program and your role.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering.
We look forward to working with you!